Science

Provoking Curiosity

Our program builds on students‘ natural curiosity by providing them with an essential body of scientific knowledge and a forum for conducting inquiries into the physical and biological world. They are exposed in-depth to the field of science, from the revolutionary insights of Newton and Galileo to provocative current topics such as nuclear power, genetic engineering, robotics, space science, and artificial intelligence.

Some Possible Sequences Through the Science Curriculum

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Astronomy

Honors Biology

Advanced Studies Biology

Honors Physics

Honors Chemistry

Honors Chemistry

Advanced Studies Chemistry

Honors Physics with Calculus

Advanced Studies Physics C;
Biology

Biology

Advanced Studies Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Honors Chemistry

Advanced Studies Chemistry

Honors Physics

Honors Biology

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Astronomy or Marine Biology

Biology

Honors Chemistry

Physics

Environmental Science or Neuroscience

Biology

Honors Chemistry

Honors Physics with Calculus

Advanced Studies Physics C or
Physics II

Honors Biology

Honors Chemistry

Honors Physics with Calculus

Advanced Studies Physics C,
Physics II, or Anatomy & Physiology


In addition, many high school students elect to enroll in independent studies/special topics to further pursue concepts related to Science. Sample courses include: Applied Physics, Biochemistry in the Lab, Cognitive Science, Organic Chemistry, Computational Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Solar Army: Chemical Innovation, Metabolic Disease, and much more. 

 

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